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What a Day!

Last Saturday was one of best days I’ve had in a long time.  It was an absolutely gorgeous day and had the opportunity to get tickets to see the Fighting Illini football game vs. 724 more words


Will top 2017 player stay in-state? North Central hoops star Kris Wilkes nears decision

The clock is ticking. Kris Wilkes knows it. He can hear it in his head.

“Each day that goes by, you lose,” Wilkes said. “It gets closer to that time.” 1,036 more words


Lovie lashes out

Lovie Smith takes exception to the question about being too lax with his team, responds: “Are you freaking kidding me?” 19 more words


Reminiscing on the 04-05 Illini

The 2004-2005 Illinois Fighting Illini men’s basketball team may be one of the rare teams that is remembered more than the national champion from that year. 574 more words

Illinois to upgrade football stadium and facilities

The University of Illinois just recently introduced a $132 million project that features renovations to the south and east side of the football stadium. The south end will features new offices, training center, locker rooms and a sports medicine center. 298 more words

Boarding in Champaign-Urbana

As the home of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is one of busiest Amtrak stations in the Midwest. Much of the traffic is travels between here and Chicago, but a fair number of passengers board here to go to Carbondale, the home of Southern Illinois University. 67 more words

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Illini announce renovations to Memorial Stadium

The University of Illinois announced a $132 million renovation to Memorial Stadium.  The project will focus on the south and east sides of the stadium ans will be complete in the summer of 2019. 23 more words